The Lancer Sports Network is a local, internet-based sports broadcasting network specializing in the coverage of College and High School athletics in or around the Orange County, CA area. Guests on the program are generally reserved for athletes, coaches, or various media members who are connected to, or are familiar with, the Orange Lutheran High School community.
Founded in February 2009, this pioneer program at Orange Lutheran High School allows fans extraordinary insight to Lancer Athletics. The Lancer Sports Network offers fans a unique opportunity to see players at practices, hear from the coaching staffs, and catch all of the highlights from all of the biggest games. The concept was originally developed by Coach Mike Crawford where he along with Trenton Schlom created what is known today as the Lancer Sports Network. Host and co-founder Trenton Schlom says, "[Lancer Sports Network] takes Orange Lutheran Athletics to a whole new level. This goes beyond going to the game or reading the box score in the newspaper; we really try to show the Lancer community all that is Lancer Athletics. From the fans to the coaches to the players, the Lancer Sports Network wants you to feel like you are a part of the game." Along with this, the Lancer Sports Network puts fans in the know of what is going on with many of the great alumni. The Lancer Sports Network is your exclusive home inside Orange Lutheran Athletics.
A Graduate of Orange Lutheran, Class of 1997, Mike Crawford is the founder of the Lancer Sports Network. He is currently the Offensive Coordinator of the Lancer Football team, along with being a sprinting coach for the 2009 State Champion track team. With his extensive coaching responsibilities, Mike Crawford allows the Lancer Sports Network to break barriers between the teams and the media. In addition to his experience coaching, Mike also played football on scholarship at TCU and Nevada; he is also the top wide receiver in Lancer football history.
As a recent graduate of Orange Lutheran, Trenton Schlom has already had plenty of experience covering Orange Lutheran Athletics. As a Sophomore he earned the title as "Voice of the Lancers" as the home public address announcer for boys and girls volleyball and basketball. As a junior he continued announcing, even sharing responsibilities as the PA announcer for Lancer Football. He, along with Executive Producer Mike Crawford, then founded the Lancer Sports Network in February of 2009.
Broadcast Assistants/Associate Producers
Pete Carroll- Head Coach, Seattle Seahawks
Chris Petersen- Head Coach, Boise State University
Aaron Corp- Quarterback, University of Richmond
Michael Reardon- Lineman, University of Southern California
Blake Ayles- Tight End, University of Southern California
Austin Pettis- Wide Receiver, Bosie State University
Cody Smith- Wide Receiver, Washington & Lee University
Gerrit Cole- Pitcher, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Chris McGee- Fox Sports Prime Ticket
Steve Fryer- Orange County Register
Jonathan Khamis- OCVarsity.com
Travis Pinick- Yale University Basketball
Orange Lutheran High School Head Coaches: Mark Davis (AD), Jim Kunau, Chris Nordstrom, Jack Preus, Bruce Thomas, Eric Borba, and Marc Laulhere